Theater Performers

23 Stages with Live Entertainment

Cirqa Brava

Cirqa Brava high-flying acrobats that mesmerize & delight with their one-of-a-kind aerial & circus spectacle! Blending razor-sharp comedy with breathtaking beauty, these ladies’ antics will turn your world upside down, inside out, and leave you tangled with laughter!

Cy the Sword Swallower

A man of skill, a man of danger, and some would say….a complete lunatic. Cy is a master of the blade. Witness him swallow a whole armory of swords of different shapes and sizes ranging from the smallsword to the curved scimitar. No two shows are the same. With variety, audience participation and comedy. Cy will leave you thrilled and entertained, bursting with laughter and talking about it after.

Fireflicker the Dragon

Lane Performer
Fire Flicker is a curious young dragon exploring the streets of the festival looking for shiny things to hoard. Always excited to meet all the knights and princesses of the realm, they may even share in the gift of some dragon gold if they have magic in their hearts! Can be found roaming the Lanes throughout the Village.

Highland Swordsmanship

Scottish Highland Warriors were renowned swordsmen and were one of the last armies that used the sword in battle. See demonstrations of the Highland broadsword, broadsword and targe (shield), and the Scottish dirk with the Victorian Fencing Society. The Victorian Fencing Society is located in Carrollton, TX and promotes the research, training and demonstration of historical swordplay from the eighteenth and nineteenth century.

Mermaid Lagoon

Scarborough's Mermaid Lagoon offers patrons the chance to meet and interact with Mermaids in one of the most unique tropical settings to showcase these mythical creatures.  The Mermaid Lagoon is a perfect addition to your visit to Scarborough Renaissance Festival®! The Mermaid Lagoon is open 11:00am to 12:30pm, 1:30pm to 3:00pm, and 4:00pm to 5:00pm.

Name that Sonnet

A Renaissance style game-show that that most certainly leads to a lot of fun, laughter, and perhaps a little education.

Shakespeare Approves

Join your friendly, neighborhood Shakespeare – Renaissance Festival Awards winner Favorite Comedy Act (2021) & Favorite Child-Friendly Act (2018, 2019) – as he takes you on audience-interactive adventures full of merriment: sword fights, mistaken identities, star-cross’d lovers, flying implements of doom, musical numbers, being pursued by a bear, and …death by fluffy kittens! The Shakespearean adventures are zany performances shaped to be fun for everyone!

Sholo the Nubian

Hilton Jackson was a significant presence on the stages and lanes of Scarborough for over 20 years. A gentle man with a keen intelligence and quick wit, he was able to project both ferocity and affability through his character Sholo the Nubian. Our guests, fellow Scarborough participants, and many friends will remember his powerful voice and imposing bearing as well as his kindness to children and sly sense of humor.

Sir Real, the Puppet Man

Lane Performer
Bringing spectacle to the lanes, Sir Real dazzles and teases with puppetry and fantastic costumes. Keep an eye out for hobby horses, immense butterflies, and "Baby" in his high chair. Can be found roaming the Lanes throughout the Village.

The Pinwheel Sideshow

Pippsy the clown brings the amazing world of sideshow to the stage!  Watch in awe as she flirts with death swallowing swords and more! This show has it all – comedy, suspense, puns danger and a drinking game!
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